HamClock

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hamclockHamClock is quite simple Android application for amateur radio operators. It’s purpose is to help hams working portable.

Operating portable usually means carrying light equipment, especially if everything has to be carried in backpack, on foot or on bicycle.

In most of my portable work I do not carry laptop with me. It is not that I do not need it, but I usually work in the open, and it is really hard to read my laptop’s display when in sunlight, and even in light shade.

Therefore I am used to carry paper log of pocket size and do logging by hand. […]
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My First World Castle Award Activation (WCA YU-00023)

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I did my first World Castle Award activation. Although it is mid February, weather forecast was sunny and warm for today, so I planned to go outdoors. As I live very near WCA YU-00023 (Stari grad, Užice) I decided to pack up my gears and walk to the old fortress and make an activation. I was accompanied by a non-ham friend.

YT9TP WCA YU-00023 Activation

As I am preparing for portable operations, this was nice opportunity to check how my equipment behave.

Basically, it is YAESU FT-857 with portable three band linked dipole (80, 40 and 20m), one LiIon 14.4V 5Ah NL202HD battery and another sealed lead acid 12V 7Ah battery. […]
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